Matthew Heavyside, Director/Physiotherapist


Matt Graduated in 2009 and travelled to USA to be one of the first Australians Certified in SFMA – Functional Movement Assessment. Creator and Founder of MOTUM, Matt’s on a mission to help people move better to live happier lives. He sees a future where we can significantly reduce the pain and injuries that are occurring right now, simply by moving our bodies the way we were naturally designed to with natural ground based mobility.

A little more about Matt


  • Animal Flow Instructor
  • SFMA Level 1 + 2
  • FMS certified
  • Y balance certified
  • Sports Manipulation Certified
  • Spinal Manipulation Certified
  • Bachelor of Physiotherapy, 2009

Why Physio Smart?
There’s no better feeling than rolling into work surrounded by your friends who have your back.

MOTUM Score.
38 – but always striving to improve. Haha.

Fav Way To Move.
Without a doubt… surfing! Tennis a sneaky second though.

Movement Goal.
To still be surfing at 70. LONGEVITY.

Song Guaranteed To Make Him Dance?
Let’s Groove – Earth wind & fire

Ideal Weekend.
Goolwa beach with the family and friends. Surfing and going to Beaches Cafe.

Spirit Animal.
Eagle – just cruising for days.